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BanditaBandita Posts: 35

I have just started a bit of gardening in our back garden. I've lived here for a few years but not much gardening has been done for many years. We want to replace horrible weeds Ground Elder and dug them out as well as the old soil (and stones!), added compost and planted a Salvia (amethyst) and some Campanulas. My question is how much space do I need to leave between them, although I've planted them yesterday. I started reading afterwards about the spread and that they could spread up to 0.5 metre. Would it cause a problem if I planted the campanula too close to the Salvia? It looks nice as it is.


  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,361

    All these things can be moved Bandita. If they've filled their space by the end of the season, dig one or both up and spread outimage

    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • pansyfacepansyface Posts: 22,741

    It won't cause a problem for a year or two by which time you will be thinking of splitting up the Campanula probably.

    You could always plant them far apart and fill in the gaps with annuals. Not this year obviously.image

    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
    If you live in Derbyshire, as I do.
  • BanditaBandita Posts: 35

    Splitting and spreading plants, I have only just started image thanks for your replies.

  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,361

    You'll be addicted in no time Banditaimage

    In the sticks near Peterborough
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